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    Proficiency examinations in English and Techniques of Music (music theory, ear training, dictation, and piano) and a live audition are required of all applicants. Students must test at level 3 (low intermediate) or higher in English to be admitted.

    Note: The ESL + Music program fulfills the English language proficiency requirement for beginning study at Mannes. Most students take one or two semesters of ESL + Music before beginning their degree (see Mannes Admission website for more information).

    Accepted students will receive details of how to confirm their enrollment at Mannes School of Music:

    1. Submit your tuition deposit as soon as possible at to confirm your intent to enroll. 
    2. Follow the link provided to you by Mannes Admission to confirm your attendance in the summer, fall, or spring term(s) of ESL + Music.

    Confirmation forms for the summer session must be received by May 1. Students are encouraged to confirm attendance as soon as possible so that they can begin the F1 visa/I-20 application process.